Caran d’Ache extends its pastel range. Carefully selected by leading pastel artists, these PASTEL PENCILS assortments are intended for both beginners and experienced amateur or professional artists, for preliminary work and detailed finishing of a huge variety of subjects.
This Standard Assortment of 40 Colours provides pastel artists with a large range of colours enabling them to create life-like models, animals, landscapes, flowers, still-life compositions etc. It is the ideal assortment for using all the creative possibilities of dry pastels.
DETAILS OF THE PENCIL
First quality cedar wood easily sharpened with a cutter
Rounded hexagonal body, matt colour cap matches the lead colour, clear varnish
Colour number indicated
DETAILS OF THE LEAD
Smooth to apply and generous for blurring, strong point
Large lead: diameter Ø 4.7 mm
Rich texture that adheres well to the support
Exceptional light-fastness (Standard Blue Wool Scale)
TECHNIQUES FOR USE
Water-soluble, ideal for backgrounds, transparency and subtle colour blends
Stable with fixative, high pigment concentration for generous blurring
Swiss Made, FSC, ASTM D-4236